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The 15 Best Restaurants In Bethesda

Updated: September 6, 2022

Take your next night out to the next level with the best and trendiest restaurants Bethesda has to offer. We reviewed the top award winners, scrutinized millions of expert reviews, and found the best restaurants in Bethesda. Head to these establishments for the finest tasting menus and most extensive wine lists in the city.

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Mon Ami Gabi

French, $$, Bethesda RowFrench, $$Bethesda, Bethesda Row
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Bacchus of Lebanon

Middle Eastern, $$, Woodmont TriangleMiddle Eastern, $$Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Black's Bar & Kitchen

American, $$$, Woodmont TriangleAmerican, $$$Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Ya Mon! Island Grill

Caribbean, $$, BethesdaCaribbean, $$Bethesda
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Virraaj

Indian, $$, Woodmont TriangleIndian, $$Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Barrel & Crow

American, $$, Woodmont TriangleAmerican, $$Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Casa Oaxaca

Mexican, $$, Woodmont TriangleMexican, $$Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Spanish Diner

Spanish, $$, Bethesda RowSpanish, $$Bethesda, Bethesda Row
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Pho Viet USA

Vietnamese, $$$, Woodmont TriangleVietnamese, $$$Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Planta - Bethesda

Pizza, $$, Bethesda RowPizza, $$Bethesda, Bethesda Row
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Cubano’s

Cuban, $$, Woodmont TriangleCuban, $$Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Trattoria Sorrento

Italian, $$, Woodmont TriangleItalian, $$Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Olazzo

Italian, $$, Woodmont TriangleItalian, $$Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Pizzeria Da Marco

Pizza, $$, Woodmont TrianglePizza, $$Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

La Panetteria Ristorante

Italian, $$, Woodmont TriangleItalian, $$Bethesda, Woodmont Triangle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16302 restaurants in Bethesda, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 518 lists and articles from experts at Infatuation, USA Today and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life and more. All with some boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Infatuation - The SF Bar Hit List: Where To Drink Right Now, USA Today - Best Restaurants near FedEx Field and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Maryland Suburbs (DC) Area to pull this list together. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Questions & answers

Mon Ami Gabi, Persimmon Restaurant, and Bacchus of Lebanon are the highest-rated restaurants for take-out in Bethesda.

True Food Kitchen, Passage To India, and Spanish Diner are the highest-rated vegan-friendly restaurants in Bethesda.

Mon Ami Gabi, Persimmon Restaurant, and Bacchus of Lebanon are the highest-rated late-night restaurants in Bethesda.

Mon Ami Gabi, Persimmon Restaurant, and Bacchus of Lebanon are the highest-rated restaurants for a date night in Bethesda.

Mon Ami Gabi, Persimmon Restaurant, and CAVA are the highest-rated restaurants for a pick-up meal in Bethesda.

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